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Paul Klee


Auction Closed

May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


100,000 - 150,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collection

Paul Klee

1879 - 1940


signed Klee (upper right); titled, dated 1929 and numbered 3H.14 (on the mount)

pen and ink, watercolor and partially sprayed watercolor on paper mounted on card

sheet: 18 by 12 in. (45.6 by 30.5 cm.)

mount: 25¼ by 19⅛ in. (61.6 by 48.6 cm.)

Executed in 1929.

Rudolf Probst, Dresden and Mannheim (acquired by 1930)

Lily Klee, Bern (acquired by 1940)

Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern (acquired by 1946)

Curt Valentin, New York (acquired by 1949)

Alma Morgenthau Wertheim, New York

Anne Wertheim Werner, New York

Thence by descent to the present owner

Will Grohmann, Paul Klee, Geneva and Stuttgart, 1954, p. 284
Paul Klee Stiftung, ed., Paul Klee, Catalogue Raisonné 1927-1930, vol. VI, Bern, 2001, no. 5070, p. 396, illustrated